Craig Melvin Wife, Net Worth, First Wife, Bio, Age, Salary, Height, Parents and Today Show

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Craig Melvin Biography and Wiki

Craig Melvin is an American journalist currently serving as an MSNBC Anchor and NBC News Correspondent based in New York. He first joined the station’s affiliate called WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina back in 1995. Craig then served as a field report anchor for WRC-TV based in Washington DC before becoming a national correspondent for the NBC/MSNBC network.

Craig Melvin Education | College

Melvin finished his high school education in Columbia, South Carolina. He then received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government studies from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Craig Melvin Age and Birthday

How old is Craig? Melvin is 45 years old as of 2024. He was born Craig Delano Melvin on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America. His birthday is celebrated on May 20th every year. His zodiac birth sign is Taurus. READ: Hank Winchester 

Craig Melvin Nationality and Ethnicity

Melvin holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. He is of African-American ethnicity/heritage.

Craig Melvin Height and Measurements

Melvin stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches. He also maintains an average body weight of around 84 kilograms.  Details about his other body measurements are still under review but Melvin’s hair and eye color are black.

Craig Melvin Parents | Family | Father

Craig was born as the son of Lawrence Melvin (father) and Betty Melvin (mother). He also has one younger brother named Ryan Melvin and an older half-brother known as Reverend Lawrence Meadows. Melvin’s brother Lawrence died from colon cancer on December 9, 2020, at the age of 43.

Craig Melvin Brother

Melvin has two brothers named Ryan Melvin and Lawrence Meadows. Lawrence was an ordained Reverand who died at the age of 43 due to colon cancer.

Craig Melvin Wife | First Wife

Is Craig Married?  Melvin is married to his wife, Lindsay Czarniak. The two love birds exchanged vows in front of close friends and families back in 2011 in New York City. Melvin and his wife are blessed with two children named Delano Melvin and Sybil Ann Melvin. Lindsay is also an accomplished journalist currently serving as a correspondent sideline sports news reporter for ESPN and the main host of the NASCAR coverage. She is a former reporter for WRC-TV.

Craig Melvin Son | Children | Daughter

Craig is the father of one daughter named Sybil Ann Martin born on November 16, 2016, and Delano Melvin (born in March 2014). As of 2021, Sybil is 5 years old while Delano is seven years old.

Craig NBC Net Worth

Craig is an American broadcast journalist and correspondent who has an estimated net worth of $3 million. READ: Marsai Martin

Craig Melvin On MSNBC Today Show | Voice

Craig serves as a correspondent anchor on MSNBC’s Today Morning News and NBC News. He joined the station in 1995 as an anchor for WIS-TV ( an NBC affiliate). Craig was a high school student at that time. Therefore, he had to complete his studies first. Thus, he returned to WIS in July 2001 after graduating from college with a Bachelor’s degree in government studies and communications.

Craig then began hosting his own news program on the station called Craig Cam live segments in 2001. Later he was promoted to weekend morning news anchor. In 2008, Craig announced his departure from the station and joined WRC-TV in Washington DC where he met his wife, Lindsey, a former reporter at the station.

Melvin anchored the station’s Evening News until July 2011. He left WRC and became a daytime anchor at MSNBC News. During his tenure at MSNBC, he has covered the mass shooting of Dallas Police officers in 2016, the Charleston shootings in 2015 among other impactful stories, and feature stories. In December 2020, NBC hired him as a correspondent anchor and reporter. He is still maintaining his position on MSNBC Today and NBC News.

Craig Melvin Book | Pops

  • Pops: Learning to Be a Son and a Father (2021)
  • The Belle Hotel (2019)
  • The Belle Hotel (2021)

Craig Salary Today Show

Melvin working as a correspondent anchor and reporter for NBC and MSNBC based in New York City earns an annual salary ranging from $95,000 to $100,000.